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...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
LIGHTNING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 301...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
THUNDERSTORMS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 301 NIOBRARA/LOWER
ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL GRASSLAND.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY LITTLE
RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE AS WELL THURSDAY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY
THURSDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES...LOW
HUMIDITIES...GUSTY WINDS AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS COULD CREATE
CRITICAL AND DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

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